On the Trail of Proteins: Scientists electrochemically detect protein binding on semiconductors

Scientists have succeeded in electrochemically detecting protein binding on semiconductor materials for the first time, thanks to a newly developed investigative method [...]

Maybe it wasn’t the Higgs particle after all

Last year CERN announced the finding of a new elementary particle, the Higgs particle. But maybe it wasn't the Higgs particle, maybe [...]

Astronomers peer into galaxies’ star-forming centers

Astronomers provide data from a new instrument, offering the most precise picture yet of events 4 billion years ago at the centers [...]

Mystery sea of stars? Rocket experiment finds surprising cosmic light

Using an experiment carried into space on a NASA suborbital rocket, astronomers have detected a diffuse cosmic glow that appears to represent [...]

Astronomy: Debris-strewn exoplanetary construction yards

Over the past few years, astronomers have found an incredible diversity in the architecture of exoplanetary systems, as well as the planets [...]

Synthetic biology for space exploration

Synthetic biology may hold the key to long-termed manned explorations of Mars and the Moon. Researchers have shown that biomanufacturing based on [...]

Jets, bubbles and bursts of light in Taurus

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has snapped a striking view of a multiple star system called XZ Tauri, its neighbour HL Tauri, [...]

Sustainability, astrobiology illuminate future of life in the universe and civilization on Earth

Two astrophysicists argue that questions about the future of life on Earth and beyond may soon be resolvable scientifically, thanks to new [...]

Thermomagnetic processing method provides path to new materials

For much the same reason LCD televisions offer eye-popping performance, a thermomagnetic processing method can advance the performance of polymers. from Physics [...]

How to make mobile batteries last longer by controlling energy flows at nano-level

Electronic devices waste a lot of energy by producing useless heat. This is one of the main reasons our mobiles use up [...]